Chroniclesrnk M A G A Z I K E OF A M E R I C A N C U L T U R E PERSPECTIVErnNone More Terrible Than Manrnby Thomas FlemingrnThe conflicts between loyalties.rn10rnVIEWSrnThe Making of an Individualist by Bill Kauffman 13rnMore than merely queer.rnEvery Neighbor a Litigant by Stephen B. Presser 15rnThe individual versus the community.rnThe Strange Career of Individualism 18rnby Donald W. LivingstonrnChoice is it!rnOPINIONSrnChicken Soup: Starring: The Marx Bros.rnby J.O. TaternCordon Thomas: Gideon’s Spies:rnThe Secret History of the MossadrnNot the last word, but the latest.rnExterminating Fantasiesrnby Frank BrownlowrnCeorge Watson: The Lost Literature ofSociaUsmrnThe reactionary roots of socialism.rnREVIEWSrnAnnie Proulx’s Close Range: Wyoming Storiesrnis a commendable first effort at understanding therncontemporary American West, writes Bill Crokern-•• Paid Gottfried recommends The Pohtics ofrnLmpowennent bv Roi^ert Weissberg • •rnCORRESPONDENCE -rnLetter From Michigan: Downriver Bluesrnby Cjreg KazarnLetter From Apulia: At the End of Italyrnby Andrei Navrozo’rnLetter From Texas: Roll, Jordan, Rollrnby William MurchisonrnLetter From Gaza and the West Bank:rnEaster in Palestinernbv Tom JenneyrnVITAL SIGNSrn38rnFILM: American Pie, Summer of Sam, Eyes Wide Shut 41rnby Ceorge McCartneyrn24rn27rnPOLITICS: The New European Parliament:rnAn Interview With Bill Cash, MPrnby Alberto CarosarnEurope’s Hollow Socialismrnby Ceorge WatsonrnFOREIGN AFFAIRS: Why Democracy Won’trnWork in Russiarnby W. Bruce LincolnrnDEPARTMENTS —rn30rn34rn35rn37rnPOLEMICS & EXCHANGESrnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSrnSIGNS OF THE TIMESrnPRINCIPALITIES & POWERSrnWhat a Swell Party This Isrnby Sanuiel FrancisrnTHE HUNDREDTH MERIDLNrnBacktracking for Homernby Chilton Williamson, jr.rnPOETRYrnHesperusrnby Bradley R. StrahanrnKiller Beesrnby Charles Edward EatonrnON THE COVERrn43rn44rn46rn4rn5rn22rn32rn49rn20rn26rnCover and inside illustrations bv Anatol WoolfrnOCTOBER 1999/3rnrnrn